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Monday, May 1st, 2023
IT’S MAY! PEACOCK TO PRESENT 60+ HOURS OF NTT INDYCAR SERIES COVERAGE THIS MONTH, HEADLINED BY INDIANAPOLIS 500 ON SUNDAY, MAY 28
Peacock to Present Exclusive Coverage of Practice, Qualifying, and Warm Up Sessions for Indianapolis 500 and GMR Grand Prix, Plus INDY NXT Race, and Additional Programming Throughout May
107th Running of Indianapolis 500 Presented Sunday, May 28, on NBC, Peacock and Universo
Peacock to Stream Exclusive Two-Hour Indy 500 Pre-Race Program at 9 a.m. ET Leading into Additional Pre-Race Coverage on NBC, Peacock and Universo at 11 a.m. ET
GMR Grand Prix From Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course Begins Saturday, May 13, at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 1, 2023 – It’s May! Peacock is the home of NTT INDYCAR SERIES coverage this May, presenting more than 60 hours of programming, headlined by the 107th Running of the Indianapolis 500 from iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) on Sunday, May 28.
In addition to simulstreaming Indianapolis 500 race coverage, which will also be broadcast on NBC, Peacock will be the exclusive home for coverage of practice, qualifying, warm up sessions and additional INDYCAR programming surrounding “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” It will also simulstream the GMR Grand Prix road course race, which will be broadcast on NBC.
For more information about Peacock’s comprehensive streaming coverage of the 2023 INDYCAR season and how to sign up, click here.
Following is a detailed rundown of NBC Sports’ coverage of INDYCAR on NBC and Peacock in May:
The 107th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge at Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be presented on May 28 with seven hours of live coverage, beginning with a two-hour pre-race program exclusively on Peacock at 9 a.m. ET. Pre-race coverage will continue at 11 a.m. ET on NBC, Peacock and Spanish-language cable network Universo, leading into race coverage starting at 12:30 p.m. ET.
Peacock will again be the home of Indy 500 practice and qualifying providing more than 40 hours of coverage, getting underway with the first practice session on Tuesday, May 16, at 9 a.m. ET exclusively on the platform.
The NBC broadcast network will air four hours of Indy 500 qualifying coverage on Saturday, May 20, at 2:30 p.m. ET and Sunday, May 21, at 4 p.m. ET to determine the starting grid for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Peacock will simulstream all qualifying coverage on NBC.
In addition to practice and qualifying, exclusive coverage of Carb Day, the Indy 500 Parade, and Victory Celebration during race weekend will stream live on Peacock.
Following is the comprehensive programming schedule for the 107th Running of the Indianapolis 500 and all events surrounding it this month across NBC, Peacock and Universo:
|Tues., May 16||Indy 500 Practice||Peacock||9-11:15 a.m.|
|Indy 500 Practice||Peacock||1-3 p.m.|
|Indy 500 Practice||Peacock||3-6 p.m.|
|Wed., May 17||Indy 500 Practice||Peacock||Noon-6 p.m.|
|Thurs., May 18||Indy 500 Practice||Peacock||Noon-6 p.m.|
|Fri., May 19||Indy 500 Practice||Peacock||Noon-6 p.m.|
|Sat., May 20||Indy 500 Practice||Peacock||8:30-9:30 a.m.|
|Indy 500 Full Field Qualifying||Peacock||11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.|
|Indy 500 Full Field Qualifying||NBC, Peacock||2:30-4:30 p.m.|
|Indy 500 Full Field Qualifying||Peacock||4:30-5:50 p.m.|
|Sun., May 21||Indy 500 Fast 12 Practice||Peacock||11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.|
|Indy 500 Last Chance Practice||Peacock||12:30-1:30 p.m.|
|Indy 500 Fast 12 Qualifying||Peacock||2-3 p.m.|
|Indy 500 Last Chance and Fast Six Qualifying||NBC, Peacock||4-6 p.m.|
|Mon., May 22||Indy 500 Practice||Peacock||1-3 p.m.|
|Fri., May 26||Indy 500 Final Practice on Carb Day||Peacock||11 a.m.-1 p.m.|
|Pit Stop Challenge||Peacock||2:30-4 p.m.|
|Sat., May 27||Indy 500 Parade||Peacock||Noon-2 p.m.|
|Sun., May 28||Indy 500 Pre-Race||Peacock||9-11 a.m.|
|Indy 500 Pre-Race||NBC, Peacock, Universo||11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.|
|107th Running of the Indianapolis 500||NBC, Peacock, Universo||12:30-4 p.m.|
|Mon., May 29||Indy 500 Victory Celebration||Peacock||8-11 p.m.|
GMR GRAND PRIX
Coverage of the GMR Grand Prix from the IMS road course will be presented Saturday, May 13, at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock. Peacock will exclusively stream practice, qualifying, the INDY NXT race and warmup session from IMS on Friday and Saturday of race weekend.
|Fri., May 12||Practice||Peacock||9:30-10:45 a.m.|
|Practice 2||Peacock||1-2 p.m.|
|Sat., May 13||Final Warmup||Peacock||11:15-11:45 a.m.|
|INDY NXT Race||Peacock||1-2:20 p.m.|
|GMR Grand Prix||NBC, Peacock||3:30-5:30 p.m.|
|GMR Grand Prix – Post-Race||NBC, Peacock||5:30-6 p.m.|
NBC SPORTS TOP 10 INDIANAPOLIS 500 COUNTDOWN
NBC Sports is celebrating “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” by counting down the top 10 Indianapolis 500s of all-time across its social and digital platforms ahead of the 107th Running of the Indianapolis 500. The first two races on the NBC Sports Top 10 Indianapolis 500 Countdown are the 1967 Indy 500 (No. 10) and the 2006 Indy 500 (No. 9).
Click here for more details.